Work with us

If you’re passionate about publishing and think that you share our enthusiasm, DJ Murphy could be the company you’re looking for. Whether you are just starting out, or you are an established professional, get in touch – we may have just the opportunity you’re looking for. We’d also love to hear from you if you have an idea for a great new magazine.

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Current vacancies

Junior Designer / Designer (depending on experience)

Are you passionate about print design? Do have an interest in magazines, know Creative Suite – particularly Photoshop, InDesign and Illustrator – inside out and want to work in a fun, deadline-driven environment?

D J Murphy publishers is looking for a Junior Designer / Designer to work across its portfolio of market-leading magazines. As part of our design team, you’ll be responsible for sections of the titles, producing exciting layouts within an established style. You’ll also be responsible for post-production work, as well as working on marketing projects and one-off briefs. You must be proactive, keen to learn and a real team player, and able to juggle multiple deadlines across different projects. Of course, you’re very organised and a good communicator, with excellent attention to detail.

Skills and qualifications:
• A good understanding of layout design and typography
• Proven experience using Adobe Creative Suite
• Excellent communication skills
• The ability to take instruction and develop skill sets
• This is an excellent opportunity for someone who is currently in a Junior role with one to three years design experience within a publishing/media/design agency who is ready to step up to the next level, or a creative graduate with excellent technical ability looking for a career in publishing.

This is a full-time, permanent position based at our offices in Grayshott, Surrey.

Please send your CV, covering letter and examples of your work to

Looking for experience?

We welcome work experience placements for students with a real interest in publishing and the subject matter. Work experience should be mutually beneficial – students who are placed with us get loads out of their time here and we really appreciate the extra help. Apply as far in advance as you can and let us know why you should be a successful candidate.